How to add picture captions in Office 2016 applications?

Here’s a question from a reader: I thought to include title and information to pictures i am adding to a document. Could you propose simple way to define photo captions in Word? Thanks for your question. Follow this tutorial for the detailed overview. Word: Open Microsoft Word. To add image click Insert tab and then […]

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How to customize your bullet points color in Office 2016?

Here’s a question from Diane: I am creating a bulleted list in Word. By default, all bullets are colored black. is there are way to switch the bullets to a different color, say red?   Sure Diane. Please read on this tutorial which is applicable for all Office 2016 applications. Set color bullet point: In […]

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Yahoo Mail and GMail configuration settings for setup in Outlook 2016

Here’s a question from Selena: I used to read only Outlook mails in Outlook 2016. But I’ve heard that i can also use Outlook to access my Gmail and Yahoo Mail accounts. Is so, how to configure my Yahoo and Gmail mailboxes in Outlook 2016? Thanks. Read further to learn how to add your Yahoo and […]

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How to write from right to left in Office 2016?

Several languages such as Arabic, Persian, Urdu or Hebrew are usually written from right to left. In today’s posts we will learn how to shift the writing direction in Office 2016 from the default Left To Right (LTR) into Right To Left direction (RTL). For convenience, we are providing detailed instructions for Word and Outlook; […]

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How to add a Cover Page into a Word document?

Here’s a question that we got from Marcus: Hi, I am handing over my first project report which i wrote using Microsoft Word. I thought to include  my project title and a short resume in a first cover page. Could you propose a simple way to create a professional looking cover page for free? Thanks […]

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How to add an Excel table into a Word 2016 document?

Here’s a question from David: I have a nice spreadsheet that i would like to insert to a Word document. Any ideas? Thanks David. Here you go: Embed a static snapshot of your spreadsheet in Word: Note: This option will allow you to embed a screenshot of your spreadsheet, which you won’t be able to […]

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How to embed videos (from Facebook, Youtube and other sources) into Office 2016 files??

Here’s a question from Diana: Guys, i see that you are answering questions relative to Microsoft Office, so i thought i would add one of my own. What’s the easiest way to embed a  video into my PowerPoint presentation? Thanks in advance for your help! Here you go: In PowerPoint 2016 or 2013: Open your […]

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How to add a drop-down menu for data validation in Excel 2016?

Capturing user input using drop down menus in your Excel spreadsheet can be leveraged as a very powerful data validation technique. In today’s tutorial we’ll take you through the process of creating the drop down menu, validating user input and showing an error message if a invalid data is entered. Read further for the procedure. […]

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How to customize the background of Powerpoint, Excel and OneNote 2016?

Here’s a question from Randy: When possible, could you provide a detailed guide about how to modify the backgrounds of Excel and OneNote? Thanks! Thanks Randy. For simplicity, we have used Office 2016 to write these tutorials. The steps are almost identical in Office 2013 and 2010. Change the background of your Excel 2016 worksheet […]

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How to insert a chart into Excel, Word and PowerPoint 2016 files?

Here’s a question from Nelson: I have collected a fair amount of user demographic information as part of a survey i run. My next task is to prepare a report to share with class. What would be the best way to represent the data in Office applications? Thanks for your question Nelson, you have many […]

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